State of emergency in Argentina after Parana River levels collapse

Argentina has called a state of emergency after historic low river levels forced Argentine grains ships to cut cargoes by 25%. The government of Argentina on Monday July 26th declared a 180-day “water emergency” for the Parana River. The river is at its lowest level in 77 years. The state of...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/state-of-emergency-in-argentina-after-parana-river-levels-collapse/

Aden Ports Corp facing difficulties in floating of sunken oil ship

The Aden Ports Corporation has admitted to encountering problems in the attempted refloating of tanker Dia 1 (IMO 7415400), which sank off the port of Aden in southern Yemen last week (IMN round-up, July 22nd). Aden Ports Administration CEO Mohammad Amzarba, said that the port administration had...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/aden-ports-corp-facing-difficulties-in-floating-of-sunken-oil-ship/

Four missing after offshore construction platform partially capsizes

The partial capsizing of offshore construction platform Sheng Ping 001 (IMO 9678965) on July 25th in Guangdong, China has left four people missing, with 63 rescued. The platform tilted dangerously, flooding the deck and almost capsizing off the coast of Huizhou in Guangdong Province.  Local reports...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/four-missing-after-offshore-construction-platform-partially-capsizes/

Moscow plans significant expansion of trans-Arctic shipping

The Russian government has announced its intention to increase annual transit volumes on the Arctic Northern Sea Route, pushing it up from the currently modest 1.3m tons (in 2020) to a far more respectable 30m tons by 2030. Russia’s first deputy prime minister Andrei Belousov said that “by 2030, we...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/moscow-plans-significant-expansion-of-trans-arctic-shipping/

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